Film Screening and Q & A: Sayed Kashua'sThe Writer
Sayed Kashua is a widely read and translated Arab Israeli author whose books include Dancing Arabs, Let it Be Morning, Second Person Singular, and Native. He is also a regular contributor to Ha’aretz and a screenwriter for both film and TV. He wrote the screenplay for the widely viewed series Arab Labor and has recently launched a new series, The Writer. Kashua is currently a visiting professor in the Program in Jewish Culture & Society at the University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, where he has taught comedy writing and writing for television in the Creative Writing Program.